18 Jun 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Join the Clean Energy Solutions Center at Rio+20
The Clean Energy Ministerial and UN-Energy Invite You to join us for "Implementing Smart Policies with the Clean Energy Solutions Center."
This side event at Rio+20 will bring together policy makers, the private sector, international organizations, and others to discuss how the Clean Energy Solutions Center can assist governments around the world with the design and implementation of clean energy policies and programs.
Participants will learn about Solutions Center resources and have opportunities to identify priority clean energy policy topics and request tailored policy assistance. This event will also present a just-released solar opportunity assessment tool for use by countries around the world.
Date: 18 June 2012
Time: 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Place: The "Meeting Room" at the U.S. Center, located at the Athletes Park in Barra da Tijuca, across from RioCentro.
Speakers (in alphabetical order)
- Rick Duke — Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, U.S. Department of Energy
- Michael Liebreich — CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
- John Mollet — Vice President, International Copper Association, Ltd.
- Kandeh Yumkella — Director General of UNIDO
Questions? Please contact:
Cannot go to Rio for this event? That is not a problem. You can be part of this conversation by going to http://ustream.tv/conx. Sign into the social stream with your Facebook or Twitter account to watch this event and submit your questions and comments. This event will be accessible worldwide.
Submit questions to our panelists by going to Twitter — at #USRio20
For updates and more information, please visit www.state.gov/rio20
About the Solutions Center - cleanenergysolutions.org
The Clean Energy Solutions Center helps governments turn clean energy visions into reality. It serves as a virtual clearinghouse of clean energy policy information and tools and leverages assistance of global partners to offer policy best practices, peer-to-peer learning, remote expert assistance, and online training. The Clean Energy Solutions Center was designed and is supported by a unique partnership between the Clean Energy Ministerial and the United Nations inter-agency energy mechanism (UN-Energy).
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